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Disc No: 0063 (SACD)
Price: Sek. 200 Michael Tilson Thomas and the San Francisco Symphony join forces with Americaís most-performed living composer, John Adams, in a colossal album featuring Adamsís Absolute Jest and Grand Pianola Music. Hear Adamsís inspired and witty take on Beethovenís spirited scherzos in this first-ever recording of his SFS- commissioned Absolute Jest. Also featured is Grand Pianola Music, with its tongue-in-cheek allusions to Beethovenís Emperor Concerto, written for and premiered by the SFS.
Name: John Adams: Absolute Jest
 

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ComposerOpusMusicKey Performer
Adams, John (1947 -)   Absolute Jest   St. Lawrence String Quartet - Michael Tilson Thomas
Adams, John   Grand Pianola Music   Orli Shaham, piano
Marc-Andrť Hamelin, piano
Synergy Vocals - John Adams

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